Record 14.3 million volunteer hours recorded by Benevity clients in 2022

Some new clients logged upwards of 380,000 hours in their first year; existing clients also saw volunteer hours increase by 61 per cent

Why It Matters

Non-profits, charities and social purpose organizations across Canada are grappling with volunteer shortages. Engaging new volunteers in the workplace could help reinforce a sector grappling with a shortage of human resources.

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